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Net Positive: How to Move From Ambition to Implementation
Net Positive: How to Move From Ambition to Implementation

4 years ago - Arriving a few minutes late after taking ‘the sustainable option’ and walking to the Beaumont Estate from Egham station, Forum for the Future’s Zoe Le Grand kicked off Monday morning’s Net Positive workshop. “Nature cannot continue to provide as the population grows and grows,” she asserted. “We are not going to get there by doing what we have always done or just being 10 percent more efficient. Business needs to step up the level of ambition and drive things faster and further.”So what is Net Positive?“Net Positive is about aiming to put back more than the organization takes out; with overall positive impact. This is a mindset shift that the organizations I have worked with have found very helpful.

WWF: Food Security Delivers Long-Term Business Security
WWF: Food Security Delivers Long-Term Business Security

5 years ago - WWF-UK and the Food Ethics Council recently interviewed senior food business executives to investigate their understanding of sustainable food security and barriers to achieving it. They said the government needs to take bold action to create a food system that serves citizens, the economy and the planet.

Three-Quarters of CEOs Now Convinced of #BusinessCase for Climate Action
Three-Quarters of CEOs Now Convinced of #BusinessCase for Climate Action

5 years ago - CEOs see more opportunities for growth today than they did three years ago — especially when it comes to new products and services in response to climate change.

How Gamification, Education, Cultural Immersion Could Be the Holy Grail of Employee Engagement
How Gamification, Education, Cultural Immersion Could Be the Holy Grail of Employee Engagement

5 years ago - In the effort to reach new milestones in employee engagement, we must recognize that the process is a journey. Successful corporate responsibility efforts must be embedded throughout the organization, as exemplified by the fine examples from this panel at SB ‘15 San Diego.Susan Hunt Stevens, founder of WeSpire, welcomed everyone to this Wednesday afternoon breakout session on gamification, educational services and culture shifts in employee engagement. According to an oft-cited statistics this week, more than half of employees are disengaged at work.

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How New Engagement Tools Are Making Carbon Offsets More Accessible for Business
How New Engagement Tools Are Making Carbon Offsets More Accessible for Business

5 years ago - Given the packed room for Wednesday afternoon’s panel discussing carbon offsetting, it’s evident that as organizations become increasingly aware of their environmental risks, carbon management has become a critical tool.

It’s Time to Change the Dialogue
It’s Time to Change the Dialogue

5 years ago - The good news is, there is good news. The bad news is, very few know about it.

Sustaining Purpose — Why We Work
Sustaining Purpose — Why We Work

5 years ago - These days, the only constant is constant change. People are on the move from rural regions to densely populated cities, straining urban infrastructures and vital resources. Economies are in flux — once-discounted markets in developing countries will soon dominate trends and needs. Migration is an everyday reality for millions of people — the workforce must be retooled to accommodate greater diversity. Climate change and population growth have led to increased demand for energy, water and food. Technological breakthroughs are opening up investment opportunities and governing relationships with partners and consumers — everyone is expected to connect in real-time.

Why Transparency and Collaboration Are Vital to the European Commission’s CSR Strategy
Why Transparency and Collaboration Are Vital to the European Commission’s CSR Strategy

5 years ago - As the European Commission (EC) prepares its new five-year strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), delegates at their Multi-Stakeholder Forum on CSR on 3rd and 4th February urged the EC to pick up the pace. Given that this 2015–2020 strategy is still in the making, they have a point.The forum attracted over 450 delegates interested in shaping the EC’s future CSR strategy, many of whom see the formulation of the strategy as a key mechanism to drive innovation, competitiveness and growth for Europe, whilst furthering sustainability goals.

Does Monetization Equal Integrated Reporting?
Does Monetization Equal Integrated Reporting?

5 years ago - By now, most readers of these pages will have noticed the emergence of social and environmental monetization schemes intended to quantify in financial terms the otherwise non-financial impacts of organizations. But do these schemes really qualify as sustainability measurement and reporting systems or even integrated reporting methods as some of their makers claim?

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Bentley Becomes First Automaker to Achieve Triple Carbon Trust Standard
Bentley Becomes First Automaker to Achieve Triple Carbon Trust Standard

6 years ago - British luxury carmaker Bentley Motors announced this week it has become the first automotive manufacturer to earn the triple Carbon Trust Standard, having separately secured group’s Standards for Carbon, Water and Waste through significant reductions in these three key areas at its Crewe, Cheshire headquarters.Bentley joins Marks & Spencer, PwC, AkzoNobel Decorative Paints and Ireland’s ABP Food Group as one of only 11 companies to date to achieve the triple standard from the Carbon Trust, one of the world’s leading independent authorities on delivering carbon reduction and achieving greater resource efficiency.

How CEOs Can Save the World from Global Warming
How CEOs Can Save the World from Global Warming

6 years ago - The business world is waking up to the challenge of climate change.Apple CEO Tim Cook recently lashed out at a shareholder who pressed the company to stop investing in carbon reduction and renewable energy. In the most recent World Economic Forum Global Risk survey of CEOs and world leaders, three of the top six issues of “highest concern” were failure to tackle climate change, extreme weather, and water crises.

PwC Study: Effective Metrics, Training, Leadership Keys to Supply Chain Sustainability
PwC Study: Effective Metrics, Training, Leadership Keys to Supply Chain Sustainability

6 years ago - According to a new report by PwC US and the APICS Foundation, new sources of value can emerge when companies broaden their perspectives on sustainability and adopt clear strategies to tap ethical, economic, social — and environmental — levers across their extended supply chains.

Savitz: How HR Is Helping Top Brands Embed Sustainability Throughout Life of Workforce
Savitz: How HR Is Helping Top Brands Embed Sustainability Throughout Life of Workforce

6 years ago - In part one of our review of Andrew Savitz’s book Talent, Transformation, and the Triple Bottom Line, we explored why human resource managers should be involved in a brand’s sustainability initiatives. Now, we’ll look at how companies can leverage HR to achieve sustainable growth throughout the entire workforce lifecycle, starting from employee selection all the way to retirement.

#SustyGoals 5: The Hardcore Business Case for Setting Science-Based Goals – A Dialogue with Andrew Winston
#SustyGoals 5: The Hardcore Business Case for Setting Science-Based Goals – A Dialogue with Andrew Winston

6 years ago - One of the key messages in the upcoming book The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, More Open World is the “need to set goals in companies based on science, not on what we think we can do, not bottom-up,” says author Andrew Winston.

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10 Sustainable Business Stories Too Important to Miss
10 Sustainable Business Stories Too Important to Miss

6 years ago - Somehow it’s already year-end, a time to look back and try to make sense of what’s happened. Creating any “top” list of stories from 12 months is nearly impossible. But as I’ve done for the last 4 years, I’ll attempt to summarize some of the latest stories about the big environmental and social pressures on business, and how some innovative companies are dealing with them.

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